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READER’S LETTER: Why no crowds at Crewe lights switch-on?

READER’S LETTER: Why no crowds at Crewe lights switch-on?

Dear Editor,
At their recent meeting, I criticised the Labour run Crewe Town Council for not allowing the people of Crewe to attend the official switch on of the Xmas Lights.

Usually this is a big event, which marks the beginning of the Xmas celebrations, with entertainment and street stalls etc.

December 12, 2021
PICTURE SPECIAL: Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On

PICTURE SPECIAL: Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On

By Jonathan White
The Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On was enjoyed by thousands of people last night.

The event, organised by Nantwich Town Council, took place in the Town Square with community radio station The Cat 107.9 FM compering from 3pm.

November 20, 2021
Fireworks cancelled for Nantwich Christmas Lights event

Fireworks cancelled for Nantwich Christmas Lights event

Town Council bosses have cancelled plans to release fireworks as part of Nantwich’s Christmas Lights switch-on.

The event is taking place this Friday in the town square and they were due to stage a firework display at the end of the switch-on.

November 16, 2021
Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch-On event

Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch-On event

Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on event will take place in the town square on Friday November 19.

With Christmas just around the corner, the town is already preparing for the festive season.

November 12, 2021
Nantwich Christmas lights are fitting tribute to keyworkers

Nantwich Christmas lights are fitting tribute to keyworkers

Nantwich would normally be thronged with thousands of people for the annual Christmas Lights switch on in one of the town’s biggest events.

But despite the public switch-on being cancelled in line with Government’s social distancing and lockdown guidelines, Nantwich town centre is still decked out in stunning multi-coloured lights to create a festive atmosphere.

November 19, 2020
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people young and old packed Nantwich town square to enjoy the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event.

Organised by Nantwich Town Council, the switch on involved several hours of entertainment before VIP youngsters took to the stage to turn on the festive lights.

November 16, 2019
Christmas Lights switch on events for Nantwich and Crewe

Christmas Lights switch on events for Nantwich and Crewe

Nantwich and Crewe are preparing for their annual Christmas Lights Switch-on events over the next two weeks.

And both towns are hoping to use the festive season to pull in the visitors.

November 7, 2018
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people enjoyed the Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on in the town square.

Chris Radford from The Cat 107.9 FM community radio returned to compere the event with entertainment on stage.

November 24, 2017
Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Free car parking will be available on four days a year in Nantwich under a new plan unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

The initiative comes after town councillors and traders campaigned for ‘fairness’ compared to other towns in the borough.

December 16, 2016
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on event

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on event

By Mark Ray
Thousands of people enjoyed the Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on which lit up the town square last night (November 19).

Families young and old enjoyed live music and song, fair rides, refreshments and a firework display during the event.

November 20, 2016
Nantwich Christmas lights competition for youngster to help switch-on

Nantwich Christmas lights competition for youngster to help switch-on

A Nantwich youngster has the chance to help Olympic stars Bryony Page and Andrew Small switch on the town’s Christmas lights.

Nantwich Town Council is to hold a competition for youngsters, with the winner going on stage alongside the Rio medal winners on the night of switch-on.

October 22, 2016
Hundreds turn out for Crewe Christmas lights switch-on

Hundreds turn out for Crewe Christmas lights switch-on

By Jonathan White
The Crewe Christmas lights switch-on took place on the Crewe Town Square.

Entertainment included Ruskin Soul Band, Ruskin Blue Bin Drummers, Matrix Cheer Squad, and Nantwich-based TheFunkyChoir.com

November 28, 2014
Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Christmas Lights event

Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Christmas Lights event

Thousands of people packed into Nantwich town square to celebrate the Christmas Lights switch-on. TV vet Steve Leonard switched on the lights and families gathered together to watch a Blitz fireworks show.

December 1, 2013